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Macquarie study to test recovery methods for NSW coastal rivers

Project receives federal and state funding to identify effective river management systems

Macquarie University in Sydney has received a $600,000 federal grant to trail management methods to help control drought and flood damage to rivers in coastal New South Wales.

Kirstie Fryirs, a researcher with the faculty of science and engineering, was awarded an Australian Research Council Linkage grant for the river recovery programme. The NSW government and community not-for-profit Landcare Australia have contributed an additional $225,000.

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